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Brewed by St. Bernardus Brouwerij
Style: Abbey Tripel
Watou, Belgium

bottled
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common

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RATINGS: 599   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned.
Ingredients: Water, barley malt, sugar, hops, yeast.
The aroma of this beer is agreeably gentle and is carried by a discreet bitterness while the balance between the malt and hops relies on fruity accents and a lightly fresh aftertaste.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
AKORN (95) - Virginia, USA - JAN 28, 2014
Hazy golden appearance with little head. Malt, ale and lite sweetness aroma. Sour, malt, ale, lite bitterness, toffee, and spices on the palate. Good beer

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tom10101 (2251) - Quebec, CANADA - JAN 24, 2014
Bottle (750 ml). Hazy blond with a medium fully lasting white head and some lacing. Aroma is mostly of Belgian yeast along with fruity notes, bread and spices. Taste is slightly sweet with a lot of yeast, breadied malt, fruity notes and a gentle warming finish. Medium body. Medium carbonation. Textbook Tripel with a nice balance and some yeast complexity. Easily drinkable.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bif (1310) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JAN 19, 2014
Pours a cloudy golden color with a thick head and good lacing. Aroma of fruit, yeast, bit of malt sweetness and spice. The taste is mildly sweet with a blend of fruit, malt, some yeast and a bit of orange peel. Has a subtle bitterness and the finish is quite dry. Body is pretty full, smooth and with plenty of character. Very well balanced. Quite an enjoyable beer that is a good example of the style.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
domienS (75) - Oostakker, BELGIUM - JAN 16, 2014
Pours a clear blonde beer with a lot of saturation. Has a nice fine white head that stays for quite some time. Smells hoppy, fresh and fruity. Tastes bitter and hoppy. Leaves a nice balanced palate. Kind of sweet but really balanced with the hops. Great Belgian beer from a great brewery!

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Icedwarf (117) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - JAN 11, 2014
Gemiddelde trippel. Afdronk matig, smaak is OK. Kleur is goed. Heb betere bieren van deze brouwer gedronken.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cagou007 (250) - FRANCE - JAN 7, 2014
Pours a muddy yelow color with a medium white head. Nose is clearly yeasty and malty. Aromas are yeast, citrus, spices. Strange metalic aftertaste, but rather good tripel.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kiwianer (3315) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - JAN 2, 2014
The head is ok, the body orange-brown. It smells fruity, malty, hoppy, yeasty. The taste is special yeasty, maltaromatic, hoppy, bit dusty. Ok

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nisse666 (3791) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 1, 2014
Big Bottle from Saveure - Biere cons 2013-07... Göteborg AR: yeasty, banana AP: wee hazy coppery F: yeasty, caramel, flour, citrus citric

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Silvan7 (584) - Samarate, ITALY - DEC 21, 2013
bottle @ home. schiuma bianca fine e persistente. birra ambrata, riflessi aranciati,velata. aroma intenso, fruttato, di pesca sciroppata, albicocca, lievito belga, alcool, zucchero canddito e pasta frolla. complessa. aroma abbastanza persistente. gusto dolce amabile, fruttato, si ritrova l’albicocca e la pesca sciroppata, abbastanza amara ed acidula.perfettamente equilibrata, armonica, è calda, corposa, e decisamente carbonata. piuttosto rotonda nonostante l’amaro e l’acidulo.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
UncleKorm (660) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - DEC 15, 2013
Bottle poured a murky orange hue w/ foamy bright white long lasting head. Bold malt and fruit aromas. Initial flavor is moderate sweet w/ a light tart finish of short duration. Tastes are apricot, malt, caramel, bread, raisin, pineapple, and spices. Full bodied, light carbonation, creamy mouthfeel, and a warm finish.


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